Wisconsin physical therapists and physical therapist assistants are required to take a course on the laws that affect the practice of physical therapy in Wisconsin. This course reviews various legal authorities which impact the practice of physical therapy in Wisconsin.
- Identify various sources of law that govern physical therapy practice in Wisconsin
- Examine the Wisconsin State Practice Act to establish the clinical scope of practice in Wisconsin
- Examine the Wisconsin State Practice Act to determine licensure requirements for physical therapists including continuing competence activities
- Distinguish case law and malpractice actions from administrative regulation of licensure
- Develop a personal plan to limit liability
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learner outcomes|
|15-35 Minutes||Wisconsin State Practice Act|
|35-55 Minutes||Malpractice,license infractions, and malpractice prevention|
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Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit, where applicable.
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